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At the 2011 Personal Democracy Forum, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's Jillian C. York discusses WikiLeaks and the censorship of expression on the Internet.

As a young, Japanese-American child, I was held in an internment camp out of prejudice and war hysteria. America can't make the same mistake again.

Wall Street

A tax on the rapid-fire trades that dominate financial markets would discourage reckless behavior and raise serious funds for public use.

Auto worker

The government has the power to spur innovation and reshape the economy—but it must be willing to flex its muscle.

In terms of what used to be called “foreign policy,” and more recently “national security,” the United States is now a post-legal society.

The annual reauthorization of the Department of Defense contains unprecedented and dangerous language that gives the President virtually unchecked power to take the country to war and keep us there.

Across the Greater Middle East from Tunisia and Egypt to Bahrain and Yemen, democratic protests are threatening to sweep away subordinate elites crucial to the wielding of American power.

On the Libyan intervention, the question demands to be asked: Are we winning yet? And if not, why persist in an effort for which great pain is repaid with such little gain?

A vivid and personal portrait of a husband and his enduring work.

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One year after the Supreme Court gutted the VRA, few Republicans have signed on to a legislative solution.

June 25, 2014

In Louisiana, women’s health could prove a meaningful point of divergence between the Democratic incumbent and her Republican challengers.

June 23, 2014

McConnell raises funds for the Brent Spence Bridge by lowering construction worker wages.

June 20, 2014

McConnell finds himself in another tight re-election race with his career on the line, and another crisis in Iraq.

June 19, 2014

There is a model for Dick Cheney’s belief that when it comes to being greeted as liberators, second time’s a charm.

June 18, 2014

The federal government is really bad at preserving records—and this has led to many scandals.

June 18, 2014

Kentucky’s US Senate race takes off-the-record to the public.

June 17, 2014

There are some political races in America that are classic examples of a healthy democracy in action. Kentucky’s US Senate race is not one of them.

June 16, 2014

Vermont senator aligns with McCain, secures 97-3 win for $35 billion plan to renew VA.

June 13, 2014